Executive Director David Meade Discusses Job Training Programs on Bronx Talk


Good Paying Jobs. Access to Expanded Career Opportunities. Lifting Communities.

Building Skills New York is a not-for-profit organization committed to provide New York residents with good paying jobs at local construction sites in underserved communities. Building Skills connects workers with historically high rates of unemployment and poverty with access to quality training and expanded career opportunities. We are dedicated to developing a skilled workforce, while also helping residents revitalize their neighborhoods.

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Worker Stories

  • Jonathan Perez

    Jonathan Perez likes to build things, but his biggest project is himself. Perez, 35, found his way to Building Skills New York (BSNY) a little over a year and a half ago through Bronxworks’ Strong Fathers, Stronger Families program. He...